18 Jun 21
We are really excited about a new Newport foodbank project coming soon. Its early days yet, but we’ll keep you posted with how this develops. Answers on the back of a postcard what you think it’ll be… PS. It isn’t a ski slope.
18 Jun 21
We are so grateful for the continued support we get from the Tesco stores Spytty and Cardiff Road The donations made by the stores and shoppers have made all the difference in making it possible to keep going. Thank You to you and your staff
5 May 21
As we all start to have some more contact in our daily lives, at foodbank we are making some small changes towards getting back to normal. We are still running an appointment system to help keep safe by keeping contact down If you want to arrange an appointment please call 0808 1963482 or […]
5 Apr 21
With many thanks to Morisons Orb Drive and Tescos’ at Cardiff Road and Spytty Road, for their wonderful generosity we had so many Easter eggs we could spread the joy. The great staff at the Neighbourhood Hubs | Newport City Council stepped in at short notice to help us distribute the donations to the […]
21 Jul 19
Sarah Parry Davies and Alison Vedmore Slattery donated food worth £50 as Mum and Dad who are celebrating their 50th anniversary have asked family to contribute to Foodbank. We are £50 richer thanks to Carol and Derwyn Parry. Many congrats and thanks from all at Newport Foodbank Donating Money to Foodbank
23 Dec 15
A visit to the food bank isn’t exactly a traditional Christmas activity, but one UK charity is asking for a little extra help this month, when demand is at its highest and families are choosing between eating and heating.
8 Dec 15
With Christmas approaching, Michele from Brent Foodbank shares how she’s helping to make the festive season special for those struggling. “For the past few days I haven’t been to the street begging for money to buy food for me and my baby…” This was what a mother at Brent Foodbank told us recently. She was […]
1 Dec 15
David McAuley, Chief Executive of The Trussell Trust said: “We have two simple tests for the budget being delivered today. Firstly, what does it do to reduce the number of people in poverty and hunger? Secondly, what does it do to ensure the Government is supporting the work of charities and social enterprise in taking […]
21 Oct 15
MPs and peers discussed tackling UK poverty. The Trussell Trust, along with dozens of representatives from its UK network of foodbanks, were in parliament yesterday speaking with MPs and Peers about the work they do to combat hunger and poverty. Hosting the event, Chris White MP commended the varied work of the Trussell Trust’s foodbanks, […]
1 May 15
Trussell Trust foodbanks gave out over one million three day emergency food supplies to UK people in crisis in 2014/15.
Benefit delays, low income and benefit changes are the primary reasons why people are currently being referred to foodbanks for emergency food. About Our Statistics The Trussell Trust statistics are a measure of volume – they show the number of people to whom The Trussell Trust foodbanks have given three days’ emergency food. These are […]